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Tool videos

Tools are as necessary to a man as handbags are to women, you simply cannot have enough tools!

This section shows how to use some basic tools and also describes what some more obscure and less well known tools are used for.


  • 01:08 Popular DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    DURA-INK 5 fine Tip marker

    by Admin Added 1,281 Views / 1 Likes

    The Dura-ink Extended tip marker is very useful for marking through holes that a normal marker will not fit through.

  • 03:41 Popular Torque wrench demonstration

    Torque wrench demonstration

    by Admin Added 992 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a torque wrench to set fasteners to a specific torque setting.

  • 01:58 Popular Angle grinder to shape wood

    Angle grinder to shape wood

    by Admin Added 2,533 Views / 0 Likes

    Wood can easily and quickly be shaped with an angle grinder using a flexible sanding pad and abrasive disc. In this video I scallop a piece of wood using this technique. This is also a fast and efficient way of removing excess timber, or rounding off shar

  • 07:29 Popular How to fit angle grinder disc

    How to fit angle grinder disc

    by Admin Added 1,593 Views / 1 Likes

    Installing a disc on to an angle grinder is not as simple as it first seems. Many Angle grinders are purchased with poor instructions. This video shows how to mount a cutting disc or grinding disc to an angle grinder. Many people are not aware that abrasi

  • 01:36 Popular Using a chalk line

    Using a chalk line

    by Admin Added 1,991 Views / 0 Likes

    Chalk Lines can be purchased for less than £5 and can make marking out much easier, just hook the chalk line over a screw head, pull the line tight and then snap the chalk line down. This will leave a straight chalk line for you to follow.

  • 04:17 Popular Ultimate Tool storage | tool cabinet

    Ultimate Tool storage | tool cabinet

    by Admin Added 1,881 Views / 1 Likes

    Storing tools can be difficult especially if you have a large amount. I realised that I was wasting hours each week simply looking for the correct tools. Now the tools are stored correctly I know exactly where they are, all of the time.

  • 07:57 Popular How to use a hacksaw

    How to use a hacksaw

    by Admin Added 1,143 Views / 1 Likes

    A hacksaw is a very handy tool when working with metal or plastics and is a cheap way to cut these materials. This video shows how to fit the blade and cut metal using a hacksaw.

  • 05:40 Popular Spirit level tutorial

    Spirit level tutorial

    by Admin Added 1,517 Views / 0 Likes

    A spirit level is very useful when doing a wide variety of DIY projects from wallpapering to installing decking. This video shows how to use a spirit level in normal use and also how to use a level to calculate a fall when installing decking.

  • 03:43 Popular Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    Drilling hardened steel with ARTU drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,740 Views / 1 Likes

    Drilling through hardened steel is now possible using ARTU multipurpose drill bits.

  • 02:47 Popular Never buy cheap tools

    Never buy cheap tools

    by Admin Added 2,262 Views / 2 Likes

    Cheap tools are often false economy and can make your job ten times harder. Buy cheap buy twice is a motto that is very true

  • 03:42 Popular Trend Angle fix | Angle finder

    Trend Angle fix | Angle finder

    by Admin Added 2,446 Views / 0 Likes

    The trend angle fix is very useful for cutting mitre joints. The tool is geared and the indicator flag on the top of the tool indicates exactly where the blade needs to be in order to cut a perfect mitre, the machine does this by automatically halving the

  • 10:43 Popular How to use a circular saw safely

    How to use a circular saw safely

    by Admin Added 1,907 Views / 2 Likes

    Circular saws can be extremely useful if used correctly but each year thousands of people are injured by these saws. Many of the accidents can be avoided by using the saws correctly, this video addresses some of the issues and will hopefully make people m

  • 02:31 Popular How to use hinge drills

    How to use hinge drills

    by Admin Added 2,414 Views / 0 Likes

    Hinge drills or hinge siting drills are a very useful drill for ensuring that the screw pilot hole is drilled in the dead centre of the hinge fixing hole. Please ensure that you do not buy a cheap set of these as they will not work as well as a decent qua

  • 06:38 Popular How to use a biscuit joiner

    How to use a biscuit joiner

    by Admin Added 2,154 Views / 2 Likes

    A biscuit joiner, sometimes called a biscuit jointer or plate jointer is useful when making widening joints.

  • 04:57 Popular Grinder safety

    Grinder safety

    by Admin Added 1,606 Views / 0 Likes

    Some important safety considerations before using an angle grinder or cut off saw

  • 05:25 Popular Choosing a cordless drill

    Choosing a cordless drill

    by Admin Added 2,031 Views / 0 Likes

    practical advice when considering buying a new cordless drill. For some people this can be a confusing issue and so hopefully this video will help to explain a few things.